Tag: Observatory

New Starships Project Offers Opportunity for Organizations to Create a Observatories for Educational, Outreach and Scientific Efforts
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New Starships Project Offers Opportunity for Organizations to Create a Observatories for Educational, Outreach and Scientific Efforts

From the positive global response to the introduction of the POD MAX observatory, SkyShed’s Wayne Parker knew he was meeting a much-needed niche in the astronomy market – a true crossover product for both amateur and professional needs. He also began to notice that he was receiving a large volume […]

New Glacier National Park Observatory Features a PlaneWave 20-inch CDK Telescope Housed in a SkyShed Pod Max Dome
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New Glacier National Park Observatory Features a PlaneWave 20-inch CDK Telescope Housed in a SkyShed Pod Max Dome

The US Glacier National Park celebrated the opening of its new astronomical observatory on Thursday, August 22, at the park’s St. Mary Visitor Center. The Glacier National Park Conservancy funded the new observatory, which houses a PlaneWave 20-inch CDK Telescope offering a 20-inch (0.51 m) f/6.8 Corrected Dall-Kirkham Astrograph telescope. […]

The New iOptron Tri-Pier 360 Portable Telescope Pier Carries Up to 360 Pounds of Astronomy Gear
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The New iOptron Tri-Pier 360 Portable Telescope Pier Carries Up to 360 Pounds of Astronomy Gear

Recognizing that many observers and imagers alike are choosing to take larger and more capable instruments to “darker skies,” iOptron designers created the Tri-Pier 360 to serve as a portable support for their equipment. A rugged, dependable, portable pier, the Tri-Pier 360, so named because it is engineered to carry […]